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N-Formylmethionine

"N-Formylmethionine" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Effective in the initiation of protein synthesis. The initiating methionine residue enters the ribosome as N-formylmethionyl tRNA. This process occurs in Escherichia coli and other bacteria as well as in the mitochondria of eucaryotic cells.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "N-Formylmethionine" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "N-Formylmethionine" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 1992 and 2000 and 2001
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